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Canelo Alvarez Wins Middleweight Title by Majority Decision Over Gennady “GGG” Golovkin

Canelo Alvarez Wins Middleweight Title by Majority Decision Over Gennady “GGG” Golovkin

CardsChat News - September 17th, 2018

In a fight that wasn’t decided until the final punch was thrown in the last round, Canelo Alvarez earned a majority decision victory over Gennady “GGG” Govolkin to claim the […]

Alliance of American Football Being Built for Sports Betting from the Ground Up

Alliance of American Football Being Built for Sports Betting from the Ground Up

CardsChat News - September 11th, 2018

It’s hardly a challenge to bet on football in the United States, and the expansion of legalized sports betting in recent months has only made it easier. Now, the upcoming […]

Big Upsets and Bigger Comebacks Define Week One of NFL Betting Season

Big Upsets and Bigger Comebacks Define Week One of NFL Betting Season

CardsChat News - September 10th, 2018

The 2018 NFL season started with a memorable Week One, including some unforgettable results and devastating bad beats for bettors who found themselves on the wrong side of the action […]

Pregame Website Uses Luck Factor to Project NFL Team Win Totals

Pregame Website Uses Luck Factor to Project NFL Team Win Totals

Jon Sofen - September 9th, 2018

RJ Bell, founder of the Pregame sports betting advice website, says sports bettors can’t win “if you don’t understand the impact of luck.” His site created a formula to predict […]

Serena Williams Sets Sights on Record Seventh US Open Championship

Serena Williams Sets Sights on Record Seventh US Open Championship

CardsChat News - September 6th, 2018

The possibility of an all-American US Open Women’s Final is very much alive and well at New York’s USTA tennis facility in Flushing Meadows. Serena Williams is now the heavy […]

Poker Players React to Colin Kaepernick Nike Brand ‘Just Do It’ Contract

Poker Players React to Colin Kaepernick Nike Brand ‘Just Do It’ Contract

Jon Sofen - September 4th, 2018

Nike’s choice of controversial former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick to be the face of its 30th anniversary #JustDoIt campaign has sparked plenty of poker player reaction from both conservatives and […]

NFL Week One Betting Sees Super Bowl Foes Eagles and Patriots Favored by Oddsmakers

NFL Week One Betting Sees Super Bowl Foes Eagles and Patriots Favored by Oddsmakers

Jon Sofen - September 4th, 2018

NFL Week One kicks off Thursday night as the Philadelphia Eagles begin their title defense against the Atlanta Falcons. Sports books expect the Super Bowl champs to kickoff the 2018 […]

College Football Opening Weekend: Notre Dame, Auburn, Miami Favored in Key Early Season Matchups

College Football Opening Weekend: Notre Dame, Auburn, Miami Favored in Key Early Season Matchups

Jon Sofen - August 28th, 2018

Football is back. The 2018 college football season kicks off this weekend with a handful of games that just might factor into the national championship race. And if the oddsmakers […]

Gamers Killed at Madden 19 Esports Tournament in Florida, Shooting Heard Live on Twitch

Gamers Killed at Madden 19 Esports Tournament in Florida, Shooting Heard Live on Twitch

CardsChat News - August 27th, 2018

A mass shooting at a Madden 19 esports tournament in Jacksonville, Florida, on Sunday left two innocent people dead and at least 11 others wounded in a horrific event that was […]

Poker Given Sporting Status in the Ukraine, Exempting Game from Anti-Gambling Laws

Poker Given Sporting Status in the Ukraine, Exempting Game from Anti-Gambling Laws

Daniel Smyth - August 25th, 2018

Poker in the Ukraine may be able to flourish once again following the government’s decision to classify the game as a sport. Earlier this month, the Ministry of Youth and […]

MGM Resorts Signs Deal to Become Official Gaming Partner of the NBA

MGM Resorts Signs Deal to Become Official Gaming Partner of the NBA

CardsChat News - August 1st, 2018

NBA commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that the league had signed an agreement to make MGM Resorts the official gaming partner of the NBA and WNBA. The deal is the […]